Experts agree that writing workshop is a powerful way to teach students to write. But managing it and creating mini-lessons that work are a challenge. In this comprehensive resource, two mentor teachers share their classroom-tested procedures and successful mini-lessons on writing craft, genre, and revision. They show you how to encourage meaningful dialogue, meet the needs of diverse learners, and immerse students in authentic writing. Includes rubrics, checklists, and assessment ideas. 160 pages.